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Hi I'm Kara

I'm a little bit shy and a little bit out going. I love Irish dance, Scouts, reading, and my family. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm the third child of seven. I grew up running around barefoot in Georgia. In college I was on a folk dance team and studied Exercise Science. When I graduated, I made the best decision of my life and left on an 18 month mission to the Dominican Republic. Now that I'm back, I'm ready to be more of the person I'm meant to be. I don't know what that means yet, but I've got a few ideas. Soon I will be applying to Occupational Therapy schools. I feel like Occupational Therapy is a career where I can really help people remember their worth, so I am very excited to learn more.

Why I am a Mormon

I was blessed to be born into an active Mormon family, which means that from a young age I was living the beautiful pieces of the gospel. As I did that I saw that I was happy when I did good. I felt joy and hope through keeping the commandments and I came to know for myself that living the Gospel as Jesus Christ taught it is the only way to fulfill my potential as a daughter of God. So that is what I try to do.

How I live my faith

I love all the little things I can do. I try my best to be my best, with the knowledge that the Savior then makes me even better. I depend on Him. I start and end each day with a prayer and find myself turning to the Lord frequently throughout the day. I read the scriptures to allow Him to speak to me. I go to church services weekly and church activities as often as possible to be strengthened and uplifted and to do my part in strengthening and uplifting others. I look for opportunities to love others so that I can truly call myself a Christian.

What is the Mormon lifestyle like? How do Mormons live?

I would say that my day to day life is not that far out of the ''normal.'' I work, I study, I spend time with family and friends. I guess I just go forward with a lot more joy in knowing my purpose. I'm not just here on earth for now, but I'm looking at who do I want to be forever. And that definitely influences my daily choices. I try to think of who Heavenly Father wants me to be and I try to be that person at church, at home with my family, at work, in my dance classes, where ever I am. I never stop being a Mormon. It is just who I am in the midst of what I do. Show more Show less